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Summer Art Academy The Fire of Orpheus is yearly cultural event which is carried out in Shiroka Lukka village and the city of Smolyan in August. The purpose of the Academy is to support young talents in their way of creative development.
In two weeks time at one of the most magical recess of BULGARIA BETWEEN THE MOUNTAINS RILA, PIRIN AND RHODOPE there gather participants, guests, teachers, people from different cultures and with different beliefs but with common love to the Art who come from all over Bulgaria and Europe to create atmosphere of spirit, creative striving and interest in the unfamiliar, different thing that any human individuality brings in itself.
Favorable circumstances for this atmosphere are the organized during the Summer Academy master classes which include music, literature, folklore, fine arts, theatre and dance and are leaded by tutors with active participation in the culture life of Bulgaria and Europe.
Speech, sound, picture, movements of the bodyAll the oldest methods of expression receive new meaning on the Academy, thanks to teaching and creative approaches. The recognition and assimilation of their essence (their cosmic origin as a gift for the humanity), which participants do, are an expression of the eternal aspiration of the source of the Beautiful.